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perceptual decision making;multisensory integration;probabilistic population code;vestibular;optic flow;self-motion perception

Neural Correlates of Optimal Multisensory Decision Making[Oct 09, 2019]

A recent study published provides new insights into the neural mechanisms underlying optimal multisensory decision making. This work was performed by researchers in Dr. GU Yong’s lab at the Center for Excellence in Brain Science and Intelligence Technology, Institute of Neuroscience, State Key Laboratory of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with Prof. Alexandre POUGET from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, provided new insights into the neural mechanisms underlying optimal multisensory decision making.

tetrameric Photosystem I;mechanism of assembly;molecular dynamics simulation

Scientists Reveal Structure and Functions of the Tetrameric Photosystem I[Oct 16, 2019]

Scientists presented a cryo-EM structure of a tetrameric Photosystem I complex and revealed the mechanism of tetrameric assembly of Photosystem I and its physiological functions.

ammonia volatilization;irrigation;nitrogen loss;soil properties;surface water

Scientists Report Best Practice for Reducing Ammonia Emission from Rice Fields[Oct 15, 2019]

Scientists analyzed a two-year field experiment and revealed that the combination of deep flooding and slow-release urea can reduce ammonia emission from rice fields. This study was conducted by WU Yuejin’s team in Institute of Technical Biology and Agriculture Engineering, Hefei Institutes of Physical Science.

X-ray;crystal;perovskite

Lead-Free Hybrid Double Perovskite Crystals of (BA)2CsAgBiBr7 Developed as Potential X-ray Detecting Materials[Oct 16, 2019]

Researchers from Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter and their collaborators presented single crystals of a 2D lead-free hybrid double perovskite, (BA)2CsAgBiBr7, which can serve as the potential X-ray detecting materials.

construction;MK4;biosynthetic pathway;heterologous expression

Scientists Build A Novel Menaquinone-4 Biosynthetic Pathway in Pichia pastoris[Oct 16, 2019]

Recently, the research team of ZHENG Zhiming in Hefei Institutes of Physical Science constructed a novel VK2 biosynthetic pathway in Pichia pastoris through the concepts of synthetic biology. They realized heterologous expression of aromatic prenyltransferase HsUBIAD1, which has the ability to catalyze the biosynthesis of MK-4 by the isopentenyl receptor VK3.

time comparison experiment;time transmitting;timekeeping;CGGTTS;BDS;

National Time Service Center Carries out Lingtong and Pucheng Time Comparison Experiment Based on BeiDou[Oct 15, 2019]

Recently, the researchers from the Timekeeping Lab and the Time Transmitting Station of the National Time Service Center jointly carried out a common view time comparison experiment between Lintong and Pucheng based on BeiDou navigation satellite system (BDS), with a time comparison precision of 1.5ns.

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